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Nov 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
commonwealth. while president obama is hitting three other swing states. news4's steve handelsman is on capitol hill with the latest on this final stretch. >> reporter: jim, good evening. both sides now, this close to next tuesday, have their eyes a little bit on some other states that they either hope or fear might alter the election calculation. it's that close. but the nine swing states still matter most. mitt romney went to virginia, a swing state where the polls show the race tied, and made his closing argument. >> if the president were to be reelected, you're going to see high levels of unemployment continue, and stalled wage growth. if any wage growth at all, just like we've seefr over the last four years. >> reporter: his new ad is positive. >> mitt romney understands business, knows how to create jobs and get our economy moving. >> reporter: but the former governor's path to a win looks difficult. in today's nbc news marist poll, romney's down by 6% in ohio, closer in new hampshire and wisconsin. that's where air force one went today, green bay. president obama back on the trai
Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm EDT
pictures as president obama walks through some damaged areas in that state with new jersey governor chris christie. he's just left a shelter there. a community center, meeting residents. there they are, side by side as they have toured some damage sites near brigenteen, new jersey. the president will be making remarks shortly and we'll bring that to you live. one of his priorities is getting power back on to communities on the shoreline there. >> a lot of folks are without it. as flood waters recede and relief efforts get under way, we're getting a closer look at the neighborhoods and the people most impacted by the storm. >> among them, nbc's matt lauer tells us about one new york community that's already seen more than its fair share of tragedy. >> reporter: it is an indelible image. in the end, more than 100 homes destroyed in breezy point. and just down the coast, the same devastation. >> flames broke out here at the height of sandy. because the water was so deep here, firefighters couldn't get in to put them out. so the wind whipped the flames from building to building. one of
Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm EDT
would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. in virginia, we know education means opportunity. that's why tim kaine expanded pre-k... championed higher ed and job training... helping make virginia "the best state to raise a child." but george allen has not made our kids a priority. as governor, he tried to cut funding for public schools. in washington, allen voted to end tax deductions for college tuition. and now, a budget plan that devastates k-12 classrooms-- all to pay for even more tax breaks for the wealthy. seiu cope is responsible for the content of this ad. athat's what the plan georged allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campaign committee... is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>>
Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
questions? >> reporter: obama's spokesperson says the states are in the best position to direct the assistance. tomorrow, president obama joins high profile republican governor chris christie for a tour of new jersey damage. political opponents brought together by the super storm. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >> so far the federal response to sandy has been widely praised. >>> veronica joins us now with numbers on the wind and rain. how much we got. >> that's right. how much we got and the issues we're seeing today which is really some of the tributaries off the potomac, we're continuing to see those swollen, rivers, creeks, streams. the concern is frederick, maryland. we saw flooding in patuxent. for frederick county and for loudoun county, 19.6 feet and it is cresting at around flood stage. now some of the numbers with sandy again as it made its landfall late yesterday slamming into the southern portions of new jersey around atlantic city, la laytonsville. annapolis, maryland, close to 70. ballinger creek at 66-mile-per-hour wind gusts. gaithersburg coming in at 65. ellicott city
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